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Resource use and academic performance among first year psychology students

Huon, Gail; Spehar, Branka; Adam, P; Rifkin, William D


Multiple questionnaires completed over the semester by 514 students enrolled in a first year psychology course reveal that no single pattern of reliance on print, online, or in-person resources guarantees a high mark. Analyses of the reported and measured frequency of use of various resources correlated against students', performance on both individual assessments and their final marks suggests that students employ a range of strategies in their use of class resources. They tend to rely on...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Higher Education
DOI: 10.1007/s10734-005-1727-6


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